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Poverty strangles city children – UN report

March 2, 2012 ·  By NEIL A. ALCOBER CORRESPONDENT

HUNDREDS of millions of children in cities across the world are growing up in poverty and enduring deprivation, according to a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) released on Tuesday. The report said that many children living in urban areas go through, which are in many cases concealed by statistical averages in which […]

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Preda Newsletter October 2011

October 31, 2011 ·  By Preda Information Office

Dear friends and defenders of children, The happiest child at the PREDA home for children is ten year-old Rose Ann; she was rescued from her abuser by the PREDA team a few weeks ago. Her mother made a mistake and sent her to her auntie to help in house chores but she was abused by […]

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ISPs not doing enough to curb child porn — research center

April 8, 2005 · 

LOCAL Internet service providers or ISPs can a play a crucial role in curbing child pornography in the Philippines, but they proved “uncooperative” when approached by a research center commissioned by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) to write a book on this tech-savvy crime.

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ISPs urged to take action against child porn

February 28, 2005 · 

A NON-GOVERNMENT organization is urging local Internet service providers (ISPs) to be more pro-active in combating child pornography over the Internet through the use of a software developed in the United Kingdom.

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"Code of Conduct" on Sex Tourism

May 30, 2004 · 

Striking a blow against the sex tourism industry that entraps tens of thousands of children, UNICEF on May 12, 2004 joined the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the international advocacy group ECPAT (End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes) in launching a new “Code of Conduct” for the North American travel industry. The code is designed to protect children from commercial sexual exploitation.

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Child Trafficking on the Rise

September 4, 2003 · 

The United Nations Children Fund estimates that approximately $1.2 million children are trafficked year for $10 (USD) billion. In a recently published report “End Child Exploitation: Stop the Traffic” UNICEF noted that there had been a 20% increase in child prostitutes in Thailand in the last three years and 15% of the girls trafficked from […]

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ASIA: young people facing unprecedented health risks from drug-taking and HIV/AIDS

April 16, 2003 · 

Children and young people in Asia are facing unprecedented health risks from HIV/AIDS and other diseases due to the rapid spread of amphetamine-type drug abuse, UNICEF warned today. Speaking at the International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm, Robert Bennoun, UNICEF Regional Advisor on HIV/AIDS, highlighted an urgent need for more effective and […]

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The Younger The Better: 19,250 Children Trapped In Cambodia's Sex Industry

January 30, 2003 · 

A UNICEF survey concluded that 35 percent of Cambodia’s 55,000 prostitutes are children under the age of 16. The oldest girls in the sex industry today are teenagers, says Sao Chhoeurth, who works with AFESIP, a French NGO that rescues and rehabilitates child prostitutes. With recent media attention on  pedophiles such as Gary Glitter in […]

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Briefing Highlights Needs Of Child Trafficking Victims

November 3, 2002 · 

ECPAT-USA recently held a very successful briefing in support of the launch of our new report, International Trafficking of Children to New York City for Sexual Purposes.  Presentations by representatives from UNICEF, the FBI, the Garbriella Network and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops were followed by a discussion about the unmet needs of trafficked […]

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REGION TO ESTABLISH CHILD TRAFFICKING LEGISLATION IN 2004

April 14, 2002 · 

Regional governments and partner organisations in West Africa agreed to ratify a convention against child trafficking in 2004. The agreement was reached after a three-day meeting on cross-border trafficking in Gabon’s capital, Libreville. Participants discussed a blueprint of the proposed regional agreement that highlighted prevention, identification, repatriation and reintegration of child victims into home countries […]

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